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Illerup Adal iron spear & Hallstatt period bronze dagger

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Spear 35 cm,widest point of the leaf 4.5 cm, hole 19 mm, weight 310 grams, inlaid with copper. Dagger 36.5 cm, weight 320 grams, hand-decorated.

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Nice!  How did you do the raised center rib on the spear?  

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Center rib forged at the corner of the anvil.  

Spear based on boggy finds from the north of Europe, dated to the first centuries of our era. Iron + tin bronze + copper/

Total length 32 cm, widest point 4.7 cm, hole 23 mm, weight 300 gram.

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Thanks, that's what I thought.  That is some good forging! 

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...on more...Celtic ... or ... Germanic spear, inlaid with tin bronze and copper. Total length 330 mm, width at widest point 57 mm, hole 22 mm, weight 360 grams.

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Impressive...I watched a video on how the central rib is forged over the corner of the anvil and I have to say it takes some experienced hammering to pull it off.

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Two Germanic spears, 47 cm and 44 cm + Scythian Akinakes

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I was born close to Illerup Ådal ......:) . Ådal ( Adal ) is Danish for a valley created by erosion .....

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Nice.

Bronze Age spear, 13 cm + Germanic tribes..the spear 43 cm .....

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